Ares Capital Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.11 (-0.55 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume3.21 million shs
Average Volume2.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.87 billion
P/E Ratio5.12
Dividend Yield8.20%
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About Ares Capital

Ares Capital Corp is a closed-end non-diversified management investment company. The fund targets companies operating in the fields of Health Care Services, Software & Services, Consumer Durables & Apparel, Energy, Food & Beverage, and Retail. It provides financing for buyouts, acquisitions, recapitalizations, restructurings, rescue financing, growth capital and general refinancing. The firm invests in the form of entire capital structure in both debt and equity securities. The company was founded on April 16, 2004 and is headquartered in New York, NY.


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1.83 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

781st out of 1,330 stocks

Investors, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

12th out of 28 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Ares Capital (NASDAQ:ARCC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ares Capital a buy right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ares Capital in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Ares Capital stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Ares Capital?

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When is Ares Capital's next earnings date?

Ares Capital is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 26th 2021.
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How were Ares Capital's earnings last quarter?

Ares Capital Co. (NASDAQ:ARCC) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 27th. The investment management company reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.43 by $0.10. The investment management company had revenue of $459 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $385.97 million. Ares Capital had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.87% and a net margin of 101.77%.
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How has Ares Capital's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Ares Capital's stock was trading at $15.90 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ARCC shares have increased by 25.2% and is now trading at $19.90.
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How often does Ares Capital pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ares Capital?

Ares Capital declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 28th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.41 per share on Thursday, September 30th. This represents a $1.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.24%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 14th. This is a positive change from Ares Capital's previous quarterly dividend of $0.40.
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Is Ares Capital a good dividend stock?

Ares Capital pays an annual dividend of $1.64 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 8.20%. ARCC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Ares Capital does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Ares Capital is 94.25%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, Ares Capital will have a dividend payout ratio of 88.65% in the coming year. This indicates that Ares Capital may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for ARCC?

6 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Ares Capital's stock. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $22.00. On average, they expect Ares Capital's share price to reach $20.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Ares Capital's key executives?

Ares Capital's management team includes the following people:
  • Michael J. Arougheti, Co-Chairman & Executive Vice President
  • Kipp deVeer, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Mitch Goldstein, Co-President
  • Michael Lewis Smith, Co-President
  • Penni Roll, Chief Financial Officer

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What other stocks do shareholders of Ares Capital own?

What is Ares Capital's stock symbol?

Ares Capital trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ARCC."

Who are Ares Capital's major shareholders?

Ares Capital's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp (1.25%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.97%), Van ECK Associates Corp (0.83%), Legal & General Group Plc (0.72%), CCLA Investment Management Ltd (0.72%) and 1832 Asset Management L.P. (0.60%). Company insiders that own Ares Capital stock include Joshua M Bloomstein, Michael J Arougheti, Michael K Parks, Michael Lewis Smith, Penelope F Roll, R Kipp Deveer, Robert L Rosen, Steve Bartlett and Steven B Mckeever.
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Which institutional investors are selling Ares Capital stock?

ARCC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Delphi Financial Group Inc., Cliffwater LLC, Bruni J V & Co. Co., Muzinich & Co. Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, and Legal & General Group Plc.
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Which institutional investors are buying Ares Capital stock?

ARCC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Van ECK Associates Corp, First Trust Advisors LP, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, Ares Management LLC, OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp, Castle Rock Wealth Management LLC, United Capital Financial Advisers LLC, and Simplex Trading LLC. Company insiders that have bought Ares Capital stock in the last two years include Joshua M Bloomstein, Michael J Arougheti, Michael K Parks, Michael Lewis Smith, Penelope F Roll, R Kipp Deveer, Robert L Rosen, Steve Bartlett, and Steven B Mckeever.
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How do I buy shares of Ares Capital?

Shares of ARCC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Ares Capital's stock price today?

One share of ARCC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.90.

How much money does Ares Capital make?

Ares Capital has a market capitalization of $8.87 billion and generates $1.51 billion in revenue each year. The investment management company earns $484 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.74 on an earnings per share basis.

When was Ares Capital founded?

Ares Capital was founded in 2004.

What is Ares Capital's official website?

The official website for Ares Capital is

Where are Ares Capital's headquarters?

Ares Capital is headquartered at 245 PARK AVENUE 44TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10167.

How can I contact Ares Capital?

Ares Capital's mailing address is 245 PARK AVENUE 44TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10167. The investment management company can be reached via phone at (212) 750-7300 or via email at [email protected].

This page was last updated on 9/19/2021 by Staff
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